WMI Current Events

Making Theology Personal:

An Orthodox Perspective on Sickness and Suffering

Study Day 23 March 2019

As part of the series on Anthropology and Theology, this study day will be held in Oxford at St Theosevia House, 2 Canterbury Road, OX3 6LU
09:00 Arrivals and registration
09:30 Welcome and introduction to the topic – Dr Elena Narinskaya, WMI, Oxford
10:00 Talk 1 – Metropolitan Kallistos Ware, Oxford: “Does God suffer?”
11:00 Tea break
11:30 Talk 2 – Dr Gabrielle Thomas, Durham: “St Gregory of Nazianzus on suffering”
12:30 Talk 3 – Dr Stephen Thomas, UK: “Synkatavasis: the history of an idea and its relation to the recovery of personhood in illness”
13:30 Lunch
15:00 Talk 4 – Dr Mark Elliot, St Andrews: “The Byzantine illumination of the ‘shadow of death’ biblical trope for misfortune”
16:00 Talk 5 – Mother Joanna, Cambridge: “Autonomy and personhood: first thoughts on researching the euthanasia debate”
16:30 Panel discussion
17:00 Conclude
The cost of the day without lunch is £15, with lunch is £20. Please register in advance.
Event page also on Facebook

Date for your diaries:

Study Day 16 November 2019

This study day will be on the subject of St Maria of Paris (Mother Maria Skobtsova).